Talk about bumping up against the trade deadline...

With the MLB non-waiver deadline coming Thursday, and David Price pitching Wednesday afternoon, the result of that contest may actually decide his future with the team.

That's how thin the margin is right now. One or two games in the standings may decide whether or not the Rays really think they're still in the race, and hence if Tampa Bay sends away Price.

Marc Topkin, who comes on twice each morning with the WDAE programs, wrote an excellent article on the subject which can be accessed at THIS link.

And naturally Tom Jones and Rick Stroud asked him about it on the Sports Page Tuesday. Here is the full conversation, where Topkin concludes that ultimately, it will come down to how good the offer is.